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Sail Performance : Techniques to Maximise Sail Power


  


 : Sail Performance : Techniques to Maximise Sail Power

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Binding: Hardcover
EAN: 9780713664072
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 071366407X
Item Dimensions: 10718111511161
Label: Gardners Books
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Gardners Books
MPN: 9780713664072
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 416
Publication Date: November 30, 2002
Publisher: Gardners Books
Studio: Gardners Books




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Editorial Review:

Product Description:
Sail Performance, based on C A Marchaj's classic Sailing Theory & Practice, has established itself as the standard work on the subject and is now acclaimed as a milestone in sailing literature. From wind tunnel tests which he has conducted, Tony Marchaj describes how the factors of wind speed, sail area, sail shape, sail setting, the hull, angle of heel, wind gradient and steadiness of the wind all affect sail power, and why certain rigs are superior in power and efficiency to others. Sail Performance is a major work which is acclaimed for its analysis of the factors that contribute to an efficient sailing rig. 'Should be on the bookshelf of every serious amateur and professional sailor' Nautical Magazine





 



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